Goldman Sachs Group reissued their conviction-buy rating on shares of Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) in a report published on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group currently has a GBX 3,670 ($51.46) target price on the stock.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on IMB. Citigroup reissued a neutral rating on shares of Imperial Brands in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 3,230 ($45.29) price objective on shares of Imperial Brands in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 3,400 ($47.67) price objective on shares of Imperial Brands in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Jefferies Group reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($50.48) price objective on shares of Imperial Brands in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 3,140 ($44.03) price objective on shares of Imperial Brands and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 3,868.24 ($54.24).

Imperial Brands (LON IMB) opened at GBX 2,712 ($38.03) on Wednesday. Imperial Brands has a 1-year low of GBX 2,673.50 ($37.49) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,956.50 ($55.48). The company has a market cap of $26,310.00 and a PE ratio of 1,844.90.

Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported GBX 267 ($3.74) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 264.40 ($3.71) by GBX 2.60 ($0.04). Imperial Brands had a net margin of 4.75% and a return on equity of 26.82%. The firm had revenue of GBX 3,024.70 billion during the quarter.

In other news, insider Mark Williamson bought 7,876 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 3,149 ($44.15) per share, for a total transaction of £248,015.24 ($347,749.92).

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Imperial Brands Company Profile

Imperial Brands PLC, formerly Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company offers a range of cigarettes, fine cut and smokeless tobaccos, papers and cigars. The Company’s segments include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics.

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